Aston Villa have confirmed that Stiliyan Petrov will take up a role as assistant to development coach Gordon Cowans.
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez is to decide his future in the next 24 hours, according to chairman Dave Whelan.
Longest serving current Premier League managers after Tony Pulis left Stoke City by mutual agreement on Tuesday.
Wigan goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi is to undergo surgery after suffering a reoccurrence of a shoulder complaint.
Aston Villa have announced they will be hosting Malaga in a friendly on August 10.
Paul Lambert believes the tough season Aston Villa have endured will stand them in good stead for future Premier League campaigns.
A far-from-vintage season reached its conclusion with a flood of goals, a host of retirements and a familiar-looking top four.
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